The Trade Off

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© Ray Ordinario
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Photo Info
UploadedAugust 22, 2007
TakenApril 8, 2006
Exposure4 sec at f/2.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length7.85 mm
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Fisheye view from a hotel in downtown Toronto.

Like many budget conscious travellers, we trade staying in little rooms for a chance to enjoy a grand view.

29 responses

  • Alistair Gunn

    Alistair Gunn gave props (21 Aug 2007):

    Yeah it Rocks!!!!

  • Shant Alpakli

    Shant Alpakli (Deleted) said (23 Aug 2007):

    best of both worlds , very comffy on the right and the excitment and energie of the city on your left , thumbs up!

  • Paul Lavallee

    Paul Lavallee gave props (28 Aug 2007):

    cool capture!

  • dag

    dag gave props (29 Aug 2007):

    you've got my vote. it's a fantastic shot.

  • Jason Carlton

    Jason Carlton gave props (29 Aug 2007):

    Okay, usually I don't like fisheye stuff, but this is actually really cool.

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (1 Sep 2007):

    Amazing image. For once, a real -not gimicky- use of the fisheye. Great, Great, Great. It rocks, and it's on my favorites list.

  • Vanessa Marie Gonzalez

    Vanessa Marie Gonzalez gave props (7 Sep 2007):

    love this shot ......

  • melanie scott

    melanie scott gave props (10 Sep 2007):

    love love love the duality of this shot!

  • Faisal Almalki

    Faisal Almalki said (11 Sep 2007):

    Brilliant idea and execution. Well done.

  • Charlene Kenna

    Charlene Kenna said (12 Sep 2007):

    Hi Ray! nice to see you here, I always loved this photo!

  • Kevin Cloutier

    Kevin Cloutier (Deleted) gave props (25 Sep 2007):

    very well executed!

  • Jessica Price

    Jessica Price said (3 Oct 2007):

    Incredible! It's like I'm the wall!!

  • Daphne Schlick

    Daphne Schlick (Deleted) gave props (23 Feb 2008):

    I remember how much I loved this in the magazine!

  • Daphne Schlick

    Daphne Schlick (Deleted) gave props (23 Feb 2008):

    I remember how much I loved this in the magazine!

  • Nicole Jenna.

    Nicole Jenna. said (4 Mar 2008):


  • Joe Lowe

    Joe Lowe gave props (19 Mar 2008):

    amazing shot, love it

  • Antonia

    Antonia gave props (4 Apr 2008):

    Amazing composition! Such contrast is often overlooked.

  • Christophe Le Canne

    Christophe Le Canne gave props (22 May 2008):

    Very well done!

  • James Asker

    James Asker said (26 May 2008):

    This is great, fisheye gets way overused to the point of being inappropriate sometimes, but this fits it so well. Composition is spot on, I love it.

  • Marela

    Marela gave props (4 Sep 2008):

    excellent! great view of both sides of the window.

  • Bob Fu

    Bob Fu said (4 Sep 2008):

    break the glass, shoot in the right middle?

  • Emily Allison

    Emily Allison gave props (28 Oct 2008):

    Awesome work!!!!

  • Nicole

    Nicole gave props (20 Dec 2008):

    amazing ... CN towers there too =]

  • Suvarna Mollerup

    Suvarna Mollerup gave props (31 May 2009):

    love the split screen quality of this, great shot!

  • Robert Clayton

    Robert Clayton gave props (8 Jun 2009):

    Great shot and compo.

  • Kate Woolley

    Kate Woolley gave props (30 Jun 2009):

    Great shot!

  • Ope O

    Ope O gave props (19 Apr 2010):

    this shot is great!

  • Hal Studholme

    Hal Studholme   gave props (7 Nov 2010):

    well seen

  • Robin Perkins

    Robin Perkins gave props (8 Nov 2010):

    really awesome work- many props

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